Alan Hansen Shoot! Focus

Full Name: Alan David Hansen
Birthplace: Sauchie by Alloa Clacks
Birthdate: June 13, 1955
Height: 6ft 2ins
Weight: 13 st
Previous clubs: Partick Thistle
Married: Getting married to Jan in June
Favourite newspaper: Daily Mirror
Favourite player: My future brother-in-law Neil (he's only 12)
Most promising team-mate: Terry McDermott
Favourite other team: Manchester United
Football hero of childhood: Pele
Favourite other sport: Golf
Most difficult opponent: Too many for my liking
Most memorable match: The 1978 European Cup Final
Biggest disappointment: Losing last season's FA-Cup Semi-Final and my Scotland form
Friendliest away fans: They are all the same
Favourite food and drink: Steak and champagne when we have won something
Miscellaneanous likes and dislikes: Sports programmes/ political broadcasts
Favourite holiday resort: Corfu
Favourite T.V. star, male and female: John Cleese, Linda Carter
Favourite activity on day off: Horse racing
Favourite singers: Billy Joel, Commodores
After match routine: Have a drink and chat about the game
Best friend: Many I hope
Biggest influence on career: My father
International honours: Scottish Under-21, Under-23 and full caps
Personal ambition: To be happy
If not a player what job would you do: I don't know
Which person in the world would you most like to meet? Actor Jack Nicholson and anybody presenting medals at Wembley

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